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stock·pile

 (stŏk′pīl′)
n.
A supply stored for future use, usually carefully accrued and maintained.
tr.v. stock·piled, stock·pil·ing, stock·piles
To accumulate and maintain a supply of for future use.

stock′pil′er n.
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stockpile

(ˈstɒkˌpaɪl)
vb
to acquire and store a large quantity of (something)
n
a large store or supply accumulated for future use
ˈstockˌpiler n
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stock•pile

(ˈstɒkˌpaɪl)

n., v. -piled, -pil•ing. n.
1. a supply of an essential material held in reserve, esp. for use during a shortage.
v.t.
2. to accumulate for future use; put or store in a stockpile.
v.i.
3. to accumulate in a stockpile.
[1915–20]
stock′pil`er, n.
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Stockpile

 a reserve; a store of things.
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stockpile


Past participle: stockpiled
Gerund: stockpiling

Imperative
stockpile
stockpile
Present
I stockpile
you stockpile
he/she/it stockpiles
we stockpile
you stockpile
they stockpile
Preterite
I stockpiled
you stockpiled
he/she/it stockpiled
we stockpiled
you stockpiled
they stockpiled
Present Continuous
I am stockpiling
you are stockpiling
he/she/it is stockpiling
we are stockpiling
you are stockpiling
they are stockpiling
Present Perfect
I have stockpiled
you have stockpiled
he/she/it has stockpiled
we have stockpiled
you have stockpiled
they have stockpiled
Past Continuous
I was stockpiling
you were stockpiling
he/she/it was stockpiling
we were stockpiling
you were stockpiling
they were stockpiling
Past Perfect
I had stockpiled
you had stockpiled
he/she/it had stockpiled
we had stockpiled
you had stockpiled
they had stockpiled
Future
I will stockpile
you will stockpile
he/she/it will stockpile
we will stockpile
you will stockpile
they will stockpile
Future Perfect
I will have stockpiled
you will have stockpiled
he/she/it will have stockpiled
we will have stockpiled
you will have stockpiled
they will have stockpiled
Future Continuous
I will be stockpiling
you will be stockpiling
he/she/it will be stockpiling
we will be stockpiling
you will be stockpiling
they will be stockpiling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stockpiling
you have been stockpiling
he/she/it has been stockpiling
we have been stockpiling
you have been stockpiling
they have been stockpiling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stockpiling
you will have been stockpiling
he/she/it will have been stockpiling
we will have been stockpiling
you will have been stockpiling
they will have been stockpiling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stockpiling
you had been stockpiling
he/she/it had been stockpiling
we had been stockpiling
you had been stockpiling
they had been stockpiling
Conditional
I would stockpile
you would stockpile
he/she/it would stockpile
we would stockpile
you would stockpile
they would stockpile
Past Conditional
I would have stockpiled
you would have stockpiled
he/she/it would have stockpiled
we would have stockpiled
you would have stockpiled
they would have stockpiled
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stockpile - something kept back or saved for future use or a special purposestockpile - something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
accumulation - (finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation
bank - a supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies)
fuel level - the amount of fuel remaining
reserve account, reserve fund - funds taken out of earnings to provide for anticipated future payments
2.stockpile - a storage pile accumulated for future use
cumulation, heap, pile, agglomerate, cumulus, mound - a collection of objects laid on top of each other
Verb1.stockpile - have on hand; "Do you carry kerosene heaters?"
have, have got, hold - have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense; "She has $1,000 in the bank"; "He has got two beautiful daughters"; "She holds a Master's degree from Harvard"
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stockpile

verb
1. store up, hoard, put away, save, collect, gather, accumulate, garner, amass, buy up, cache, lay up, put by, stash away (informal) People are stockpiling food for the coming winter.
noun
1. stock, store, reserve, bank, supply, collection, pool, arsenal, accumulation, hoard, cache stockpiles of chemical weapons
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stockpile

noun
A supply stored or hidden for future use:
Slang: stash.
verb
1. To accumulate and set aside for future use:
lay in, lay up, save (up), store (up).
2. To store up (supplies or money), usually well beyond one's needs:
Slang: stash.
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Translations
إحْتِياطي من طَعام يُخْزَن للطوارئيَخْزِن البَضائِع إحْتِياطِيّا
rezervaudržovat zásobu
forrådoplagre
pričuvarezervazaliha
tartalékkészlet
koma sér upp varabirgîumvarabirgîir
robiť zásobyzásoby
depo etmekstok mal

stockpile

[ˈstɒkpaɪl]
A. Nreservas fpl
B. VT (= accumulate) → acumular; (= store) → almacenar
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stockpile

[ˈstɒkpaɪl]
nstock m, réserve f
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stockpile

[ˈstɒkˌpaɪl]
1. nriserva, scorta
2. vtaccumulare riserve di
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stock

(stok) noun
1. (often in plural) a store of goods in a shop, warehouse etc. Buy while stocks last!; The tools you require are in / out of stock (= available / not available).
2. a supply of something. We bought a large stock of food for the camping trip.
3. farm animals. He would like to purchase more (live) stock.
4. (often in plural) money lent to the government or to a business company at a fixed interest. government stock; He has $20,000 in stocks and shares.
5. liquid obtained by boiling meat, bones etc and used for making soup etc.
6. the handle of a whip, rifle etc.
adjective
common; usual. stock sizes of shoes.
verb
1. to keep a supply of for sale. Does this shop stock writing-paper?
2. to supply (a shop, farm etc) with goods, animals etc. He cannot afford to stock his farm.
ˈstockist noun
a person who stocks certain goods. These boots can be obtained from your local stockist.
stocks noun plural
1. the wooden framework upon which a ship is supported when being built, repaired etc.
2. formerly a wooden frame in which a criminal was fastened as a punishment.
ˈstockbroker noun
a person who buys and sells stocks and shares for others.
stock exchange
a place where stocks and shares are bought and sold.
stock market
a stock exchange, or the dealings on that.
ˈstockpile noun
a supply of goods or materials accumulated eg by a government in case of war or other emergency.
verb
to accumulate (a supply of this sort).
ˌstock-ˈstill adjective, adverb
motionless. He stood absolutely stock-still.
ˈstock-taking noun
a regular check of the goods in a shop, warehouse etc.
stock up
to accumulate a supply of (something). The boys were stocking up on/with chocolate and lemonade for their walk.
take stock
to form an opinion (about a situation etc). Before you decide, give yourself time to take stock (of the situation).
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And, given that Beijing's vast reserve stockpile - much of which was invested in US Treasuries, pushing American interest rates to unnatural lows - was cited as one of the imbalances behind the global financial crisis, surely it is good news if this stockpile erodes?

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